EVENTS

Food and the Wisconsin Idea

Date: September 20, 2017, 3-5pm
Location: Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, UW-Madison
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CIAS Harvest Dinner 2017

Date: October 29, 2017, 5:30pm
Location: University Club, UW-Madison
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Edible Startup Summit

Date: November 17-18, 2017
Location: American Family Center, Madison, WI
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SUCCESS STORIES

The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

As older farmers retire, fewer young farmers are stepping in to take their place. The number of beginning farmers dropped 20 percent in the last five-year census period, and the average US farmer now tops 58 years of age. more

CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

CIAS supports innovative graduate student research addressing the challenges faced by small- and medium-sized farms and food businesses. Awarded annually, our competitive mini-grants aid students as they initiate their research in sustainable agriculture and food systems. more



Permaculture Open Space Weekend

Date: July 29-30, 2017

Location: Elsewhere Farm, Herbster, WI

Posted July 2017

Join Elsewhere Farm for a Permaculture Open Space Weekend. Share skills, build collective impact and envision a resilient region! The event cost of $25 per person covers site usage and facilitation. Scholarships are available.

JOIN US for a restorative weekend of permaculture learning on a working permaculture farm in an ecomunicipality region of northern Wisconsin, on the shores of Lake Superior.

LEARN new skills: possibilities include honing your observation, practicing discussion with diverse points of view, picking up the finer points of water management.

TEACH what you know: from conflict communications to hugel-bed building.

CELEBRATE our diverse Upper Midwestern permaculture community, from urban centers to the rural north!

Read more about the principles of Open Space here.
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